Conference Schedule

6:45 am - 8:00 am

8:00 am - 8:15 am

8:15 am - 10:15 am

This case study will provide situational overview of the 41 day stand-off which occurred at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Burns, Oregon from January 2 to February 11, 2016.  Included in the presentation is a discussion on the militia mindset, the impact of social media in negotiation strategy, a time line of events […]

Special Agent Mike Yansick
10:15 am - 10:20 am

10:20 am - 12:20 pm

Dr. Young’s two hour presentation will examine the use and roles of mental health professionals and psychological consultants within law enforcement and on crisis (hostage) negotiation teams. Practical examples and callout debriefings will be used as examples.

Dr. Andy Young
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 3:20 pm

Ben will discuss and review challenging courtroom and legal considerations for negotiators.

Detective Ben Wetzel
3:20 pm - 3:30 pm

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Castle Hot Springs Incident is a debrief of an armed subject in crisis that placed a call to police about a dead person. The incident takes place in the unforgiving Arizona desert on a hillside with treacherous conditions. This incident required negotiations in some unconventional positions and presented communication challenges the team had not previously […]

Lieutenant Jeff Carrion
8:00 am - 8:10 am

8:10 am - 9:10 am

A domestic disturbance in a neighboring county leads to the suspect barricading in a diesel truck machine shop in our jurisdiction.  This incident highlights the need for information vetting, even if it comes from another Law Enforcement Agency.  In this particular case the vetting could have prevented $1.5 million in damages.  Watch the dramatic dash […]

Deputy Bradley Tatro
9:10 am - 9:20 am

9:20 am - 11:30 am

In this case study from 2017, you will see/hear dramatic CCTV and dash camera video, two officer involved shootings, and hear negotiations that have been transcribed for ease of listening.  This case study details difficulties with a 911 center not designed for negotiators, issues with a separated command at an active scene, as well as failure to […]

Deputy Bradley Tatro
Deputy Nou Kong
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Joe will present a two hour debrief involving a suicidal jumper on a bridge.  After several hours of patrol attempting to speak with the subject, the tactical negotiations unit was called in to assist.  Body cam footage of the incident is used to show the difference between patrol tactics and the negotiations unit.

Joe Campagna
2:30 pm - 2:40 pm

2:40 pm - 4:40 pm

A domestic incident involving children turns into a barricaded subject call. Officer Campagna interviews the suspect in prison and discusses the entire case with him. This interview is played throughout the debrief. Officer Campagna also uses 911 calls throughout this presentation.

Joe Campagna
8:00 am - 8:15 am

8:15 am - 10:15 am

The purpose of this module is to develop team cohesion during crisis situations. Participants will develop a team mission, team goals, and personal goals within their specific job description.  Additionally, participants will learn how their overall perspective, demeanor, and motivation can impact the outcome of a critical incident.

Arvinder "Vinny" Ginda
10:15 am - 10:20 am

10:20 am - 12:20 pm

This module is designed to provide an overview of how we perceive, interpret and internalize various levels of stress. Participants will be introduced to information about how long-term stress can impact daily life and how prolonged stress can lead to PTSD. Additionally, participants will learn five techniques to consider when developing an individualized emotional balance […]

Arvinder "Vinny" Ginda

2022 Conference Venue

Monroe Convention Center

302 S College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47403

Lodging: Courtyard by Marriott is located adjacent to Monroe Convention Center, and is offering a group rate of $106/night. Reservations can be made at the link on the registration page, or by calling the hotel at (812) 335-8000 and mentioning group code “IAHCN”.

Meet 2022 Speaker Dr. Andy Young

Dr. Young's two hour presentation will examine the use and roles of mental health professionals and psychological consultants within law enforcement and on crisis (hostage) negotiation teams. Practical examples and callout debriefings will be used as examples.

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Meet 2022 Speaker Dr. Andy Young

About IAHCN

The Indiana Association of Hostage/Crisis Negotiators is a non profit, education-based, state wide affiliation of law enforcement professionals who have an expertise in Hostage/Crisis Negotiations.  This is a specialty within law enforcement that began developing over thirty years ago when law enforcement Officers were confronted by very high profile, violent and intense standoffs between law […]

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